Membership


Nearly 300 of the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area’s top PR industry movers and shakers are PPRA members – a distinguished network of communications professionals available exclusively to those who join. 

PPRA membership guarantees the opportunity to:
  • Network with other public relations and communications professionals;
  • Receive useful tips and advice to help in professional development;
  • Share your own perspectives with other professionals;Maintain awareness of trends to stay abreast on the happenings in the Philadelphia area;
  • Access to the PPRA members only membership directory;
  • Stay on top of local news and activities of members through PResence.


Some of PPRA’s Most Coveted Benefits Include:

  • Discount attendance fees to PPRA’s sought after Educational and Social programs held from September to June.  These programs provide the opportunity to meet and network with colleagues and reporters, producers and assignment editors from Philadelphia’s leading media outlets.  Members learn the latest techniques and trends in areas like crisis management, creative pitching, social media and much more.
  • Each year, PPRA present four awards: The Fast Track, Brodey Students Achievement Award and the Gold Medal and Hall of Fame honors.  
  • Exclusive access to the Online PPRA Member Directory.
  • Exclusive access to the Online and Printed Media Directory.
  • Exclusive access to the monthly PPRA E-Newsletter, PResence.
  • Cision Discount - Click here to read more.
  • Discounts with Lenovo, InterCall, Office Depot, Avis, Budget and TSYS Merchant Solutions.  Click here to read more.

Prorated Memberships Available
Members who join January – April will have dues prorated by 50% during their second year of membership.  Dues must be paid in full for the first year of membership.

Members who join in May – August will have their membership extended through August 31 of the following year.


Click here to download our membership brochure.

Click here to download our membership application.

Click here to read testimonials from other PPRA members.

Click here for the Top 10 Reasons Students Should Join PPRA.